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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 7 February 2003 (USA)
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Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Andie Anderson
... Ben Barry
... Michelle Rueben
... Jeannie
... Tony
... Thayer
... Judy Spears
... Judy Green
... Phillip Warren
... Lana Jong
... Lori
Justin Peroff ... Mike
... Glenda
... Jack
... Uncle Arnold
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Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive competing with two female co-workers for a major campaign for a diamond merchant. He cuts a deal with his competitors that the account is his if he can make a woman of their choice fall in love with him in 10 days. In comes Andie Anderson who, in turn, is writing a story on how to lose a guy in 10 days as a bet with her boss to be allowed to write more substantial stories. With a hidden agenda in each camp, will either party be able to complete their mission? Written by Peter Brandt Nielsen

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One of them is lying. So is the other.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sex-related material | See all certifications »

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How to Lose a Guy  »

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$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,774,850, 9 February 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$105,813,373

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$177,371,441
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Trivia

Ben's tuxedo at the Warren Advertising gala was custom-made by Brioni. See more »

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Ben's shirt when he's first splashed by the truck See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jeannie Ashcroft: [reading] "And only then will the people of Tajikistan know true and lasting peace." Andie, it's brilliant. It's really moving. But it's never going to appear in Composure Magazine.
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Followed by How to Get Over a Guy in 10 Days See more »

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Cavalry Charge
by Kevin Hiatt and Charles Blaker
Courtesy of Megatrax Production Music, Inc.
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One Of My Favourite Romantic Comedies
26 January 2015 | by See all my reviews

Matthew McConaughey is at his charismatic best opposite Kate Hudson in "How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days"

Plot In A Paragraph: BenBarry (Matthew McConaughey) is an advertising executive who bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie (Kate Hudson) works for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar and the game is on.

I loved this movie, making it one of my favourite romantic comedies of all time. Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson make an attractive an engaging couple. Hudson proves herself to be as fun as her mother (actress Goldie Hawn) And the plot is a fun one.

All the supporting cast are solid, and there are some genuine funny moments.


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